Wellbeing is the foundation for effective legal practice, as Emma Walker explains

As long as legal professionals are found to be concealing their conduct out of fear of the consequences; or unable to own up about mistakes, conversations aimed at improving workplace culture are needed. 

Toxic workplace cultures come not only with a culture of fear but also poor staff wellbeing.

But the imperative to tackle practitioner wellbeing is not only about preventing mistakes, or even just about protecting staff: it is also about providing the best service to clients. That, in turn, has the effect of boosting profits.

There is a bottom-line benefit to firms that create constructive, ‘no-blame’ and supportive environments.

Wellbeing is a facet of legal practice that no one can afford to ig...

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